ECST | ECE - TTF

College of Engineering, Computer Science, & Technology

Position:

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Starting Date:

August, 2018

Minimum Qualifications:

1) An earned doctorate in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent) from an accredited institution is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/16/2018);
2) Evidence of publications in scholarly journals, and;
3) Ability to demonstrate  a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students.

Preferred Qualifications:

1) Demonstrated expertise in computer architecture and embedded systems, programming languages and High Performance Computing (HPC), or machine learning,
2) Demonstrated ability to leverage the College’s strong, well established ties to local industry;
3) Successful experience in generating financial resources through grants/contracts, and;
4) Demonstrated teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Duties:

The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community. These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions.

Faculty members are responsible for participating in development of the program curricula and courses, coordination of courses in their areas of expertise, and preparation for the ABET accreditation.

The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.

Salary:

Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University:

Cal State LA is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. With over 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs led by award-winning faculty, Cal State LA’s dedication to access and excellence has been recognized nationally.  Founded in 1947, the University is located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and serves more than 28,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic and racial diversity of the area. As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. This longstanding commitment is reflected in its history as home to the nation’s first Chicano Studies program, second Pan-African Studies program, as well as Latin American and Asian and Asian American Studies programs. Faculty have the opportunity to establish affiliate status with ethnic studies and other academic programs, including the Honors College. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.

The Department:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (http://www.calstatela.edu/ecst/ece) is in the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology. The College offers ABET-accredited BS programs in Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering; Computer Science; an ATMAE-accredited BS program in Industrial Technology; and BS degrees in Aviation Administration, Fire Protection Administration and Technology, and Graphic Communications. The College also offers Master of Science degrees in Computer Science, Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering, and a Master of Arts degree in Technology.

Required Documentation:

Please submit the following to the Department Chair at the address below: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a list of three professional references, and; 4) a university application for employment (Found Here).

Finalists will be required to submit: 1) three current letters of recommendation, and; 2) official transcripts.

Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. 

Application:

Review of applications will begin November 10, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please attach all documents, in PDF or MS Word form, to a single email message addressed to the chair of the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Fred Daneshgaran ( fdanesh@calstatela.edu ) with the subject line “Tenure Track Assistant Professor Application.”

Please address questions to the department chair, Dr. Fred Daneshgaran. Hard copies (for transcripts only) may be mailed to:

Hiring Committee,
c/o Ms. Arlette Hattar;
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering;
California State University, Los Angeles;
5151 State University Drive;
Los Angeles, CA 90032

Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER

Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.